News & Events

February 5, 2012

Come join us for a screening of Shooting Beauty, at the MFA, Boston.  Courtney, George, Tony Knight (and possibly a few other subjects) will be there to introduce the film and for a Q&A. The screening is part of the REELABILITIES Boston Film Festival... click below for screening details....

This Scre91 ening is dedicated to Kerri Miceli, one of the subjects in the film and very special friend.


February 5, 2012

Shooting Beauty screens at two venures in Washington, DC as part of the REELABILITIES Film Festival.  Click below for venue and ticket information!!


January 4, 2012

Courtney Bent presented Shooting Beauty to the students and faculty of St. Andrew's School in Middletown, Delaware on the first day back from winter break.  Courtney also visited several classes and had the chance to spend the day at this truly remarkable school! 


December 9, 2011 - December 31, 2011

Photographs from the Shooting Beauty Phillips Exeter Best Buddies photography workshop (that's a long one!) will be on display at the at the Frederick R Mayer Art Center (lower level, located along the outside walls of the Lamont Gallery) at Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, NH from Dec. 9- Dec. 31, 2011.  Come meet the photographers, see the artwork, have some cookies and even see a screening of Shooting Beauty at the exhibit OPENING RECEPTION, Friday, Dec. 9, 6:30-8pm.  Shooting Beauty will screen at 8pm in the Jan P. Mayer Auditorium located down the hall from the Lamont Gallery.  This event is open to the public. 


October 3, 2011

Photographs from the original Shooting Beauty Exhibit will be on display in Boston’s Logan Airport between terminals B&C during the entire month of October in honor of Disability Employment Awareness Month. Tony Knight and Courtney Bent will also be presenting the film to Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) employees and vendors on October 3.


The exhibit and film screening is sponsored by the Massport Office of Diversity.

September 10, 2011


We’re excited to announce that Shooting Beauty has partnered with the Girl Scouts of the Nation’s Capital to create the new Shooting Beauty Patch Program which will be available to Girl Scouts throughout the United States!  To learn more, visit...

July 22, 2011 - July 25, 2011

Shooting Beauty screens at the 22nd Annual Best Buddies Leadership Conference. And the Shooting Beauty team is also proud to announce that Best Buddies is now an official partner of Shooting Beauty! We’ll keep you posted about our upcoming Shooting Beauty/ Best Buddies collaborative workshops in your local schools and universities.

To learn more about Best Buddies please visit

May 23, 2011 - May 27, 2011

Courtney heads off to Seven Hills Foundation in Worcester, MA to teach a one-week workshop to a new group of photographers! Cameras have already been adapted for 15 photographers- all done in one day. Oh, the beauty of switch adapted cameras! Courtney will also work with the staff to create an on-going photo club for the three MA Seven Hills sites.


March 24, 2011 - March 26, 2011

Courtney visits University of Central Florida as part of a Teachers In Action special screening event of Shooting Beauty. Courtney will also be visiting the United Cerebral Palsy of Central Florida to hand out cameras and meet with from the college transition program.

If you want to see what the event was like, check out UCF student, Anna Powers, service learning presentation about organizing the Shooting Beauty screening event!

March 8, 2011

Bryn Mawr Film Institute and the Inglis Foundation co-present Shooting Beauty!

To learn more about the event, visit